In our closest Fabric Of the Week contest ever, Lisa Mirella's "Electronic Castaways" design has defeated Cean Irminger's "Shy Ness" monster by exactly one vote. Whew. Given current events in the Gulf of Mexico, it might have been appropriate to photograph the nautical winner with an oil stain seeping across the fabric... but that would have been a downer, no? Read more about Milktooth's Castaways Edge Out Cean Irminger's Shy Ness Monster By A Single Vote.
Take a trip down memory lane with our Retro Skiing Design Challenge! Create a pattern that uses skiing imagery with a retro or vintage flair. All designs submitted must use a restricted palette (visible here). Previews will be shown at the fat quarter fabric size (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, December 10th, 2013.
Ring in the New Year wearing a festive party hat that you made yourself! In this Design Challenge we're asking you to create a cut & sew pattern for a party hat (for kids, adults, or pets!). Previews will be shown at the fat quarter fabric size (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, December 17th, 2013.
This week, designers should use hand-lettering to write a New Year's resolution. Additional design elements are welcome, but the design must have text that has a hand-lettered appearance, and describes a resolution. Previews will be shown at the fat quarter fabric size (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 (yes, that's New Year's Eve!).
Instructions and rules for our weekly fabric design contests appear on our upcoming contests page .